AllNews Nigeria has compiled the Latest Nnamdi Kanu trial news for today day, Tuesday January 18, 2022.
Recall Nnamdi Kanu was today arraigned at the federal high court with fresh charges levelled against him.
The leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has engaged human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, (SAN) in his battle against the Buhari-led federal government.
Ozekhome stormed the Federal High Court in company of Ifeanyi Ejiofor who had earlier been leading the team of lawyers for Nnamdi Kanu.
Ejiofor confirmed that changes have been effected in the defense in view of the new charges from the Federal Government...READ MORE
The United States and the British Government have denied the request to observe Nnamdi Kanu's trial.
Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, wrote to the United States and the British Government in Nigeria requesting their presence to ensure a fair hearing for his client.
The letter titled, ‘Request for delegate(s)/representative(s) to observe court proceedings …In Re: Charge NO. FHC/ABJ/CR/383/2015, Federal Republic of Nigeria V. Nnamdi Kanu’, read in part, “May we, gratefully, please, request you to send representative(s) to observe the proceedings of the court on those adjourned dates and on any other date to which further proceedings in the case may be adjourned until the matter is disposed of....READ MORE
The Buhari-led government has filed additional charges against the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
According to a statement by Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lead counsel to the detained IPOB leader on his facebook page, a total of 15-Count Amended Charge has been filed and served on Nnamdi Kanu barely barely 24 hours to his trial schedule to hold today, Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
Kanu who initially faced a seven-count treasonable felony charge will now enter his fresh plea to a 15-count amended charge...READ MORE
The legal team of Nnamdi Kanu has objected to fresh charges filed against the IPOB leader.
Recall that the President Buhari-led government had amended the charges which was initially a seven-count treasonable felony charge to a 15-count amended charge marked FHC/ABJ/CR/383/2015.
Addressing journalists after the proceedings Ozekhome said: “I have consulted with my client with regards to the 15-count charge. Some of the statements made by him that were not clear, which I pointed out to the court, the prosecution has been able to give me a copy that is more legible....READ MORE
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned further proceedings in the case against the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, till Wednesday.
The adjournment followed Kanu's complaint that the Federal Government failed to promptly serve him the fresh 15-count amended charge it brought before the court.
Kanu, through his team of lawyers led by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome, further accused the government of denying him the necessary facility to defend the charge against him...READ MORE
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